The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 246 293 266
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -27
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 151 106 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.62% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 97 100
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£600 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £461 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-18.92% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16368 17109 15026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.97% 78.24% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11726 11840 10436
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 240 307
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.56 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% -16.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £79.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 42 £650 +4.00% 7
Canary Wharf - - - -
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading.

1 130 (47.45%) Front Office
2 109 (39.78%) Banking
3 107 (39.05%) Fixed Income
4 103 (37.59%) Java
5 95 (34.67%) Low Latency
6 91 (33.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 87 (31.75%) Finance
8 82 (29.93%) UNIX
9 66 (24.09%) Investment Banking
10 65 (23.72%) Multithreading
11 61 (22.26%) ION Trading
11 61 (22.26%) SQL
12 60 (21.90%) Derivative
13 59 (21.53%) C++
14 58 (21.17%) Linux
15 57 (20.80%) FIX Protocol
16 49 (17.88%) ION MarketView
17 45 (16.42%) TIBCO
18 44 (16.06%) C#
19 36 (13.14%) Perl
20 35 (12.77%) Windows
21 34 (12.41%) E-Commerce
22 33 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
23 31 (11.31%) Python
24 30 (10.95%) Equities
25 28 (10.22%) TDD
25 28 (10.22%) OO
26 27 (9.85%) Performance Tuning
27 24 (8.76%) Reuters
28 22 (8.03%) Rendezvous

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.82%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (1.09%) MTS
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.36%) Confluence
3 1 (0.36%) Node.js
3 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.46%) MS Office
1 4 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 49 (17.88%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.09%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.73%) RMDS
4 1 (0.36%) Eikon
4 1 (0.36%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.47%) Firewall
2 14 (5.11%) Multicast
3 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.73%) SSH
5 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.36%) MPLS
5 1 (0.36%) OSPF
5 1 (0.36%) BGP
5 1 (0.36%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.84%) KDB
3 6 (2.19%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.73%) OLAP
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.38%) JUnit
2 11 (4.01%) Mockito
3 9 (3.28%) TestNG
4 6 (2.19%) Subversion
5 5 (1.82%) JIRA
6 4 (1.46%) Maven
6 4 (1.46%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.46%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.73%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.73%) Gradle
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.36%) Grunt
9 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 130 (47.45%) Front Office
2 109 (39.78%) Banking
3 87 (31.75%) Finance
4 66 (24.09%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.92%) Back Office
6 7 (2.55%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.73%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 133 (48.54%) Developer
2 63 (22.99%) Java Developer
3 56 (20.44%) Analyst
4 35 (12.77%) Support Analyst
5 27 (9.85%) C++ Developer
6 24 (8.76%) C# Developer
6 24 (8.76%) Applications Support
7 23 (8.39%) Project Manager
8 19 (6.93%) IT Project Manager
9 17 (6.20%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.47%) Business Analyst
11 12 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (2.92%) Architect
13 8 (2.92%) Applications Support Analyst
13 8 (2.92%) Support Engineer
14 7 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
15 6 (2.19%) Technical Analyst
15 6 (2.19%) Linux Support
16 5 (1.82%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (20.80%) FIX Protocol
2 22 (8.03%) Rendezvous
3 15 (5.47%) Middleware
4 13 (4.74%) WinForms
5 10 (3.65%) .NET
5 10 (3.65%) WPF
6 9 (3.28%) JMS
6 9 (3.28%) Guice
7 8 (2.92%) Spring
8 7 (2.55%) STL
9 6 (2.19%) HTML
9 6 (2.19%) XML
9 6 (2.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (1.82%) JNI
11 3 (1.09%) SOAP
11 3 (1.09%) HTML5
11 3 (1.09%) LINQ
12 2 (0.73%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (0.73%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 107 (39.05%) Fixed Income
2 91 (33.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 60 (21.90%) Derivative
4 30 (10.95%) Equities
5 21 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (5.47%) Credit Derivative
7 14 (5.11%) Grid Computing
8 10 (3.65%) Equity Derivative
8 10 (3.65%) Mathematics
9 7 (2.55%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.82%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.46%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.46%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.09%) User Experience
12 3 (1.09%) Open Source
13 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.73%) Reference Data
14 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
14 1 (0.36%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 82 (29.93%) UNIX
2 58 (21.17%) Linux
3 35 (12.77%) Windows
4 15 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.73%) SUSE
5 2 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
6 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (34.67%) Low Latency
2 65 (23.72%) Multithreading
3 34 (12.41%) E-Commerce
4 33 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (10.22%) TDD
5 28 (10.22%) OO
6 27 (9.85%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (7.66%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 20 (7.30%) Project Management
8 20 (7.30%) Market Making
9 19 (6.93%) Algorithmic Trading
10 16 (5.84%) Capacity Management
11 15 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.47%) Risk Management
12 14 (5.11%) OOD
12 14 (5.11%) Change Management
13 13 (4.74%) Scrum
13 13 (4.74%) Business Analysis
14 12 (4.38%) Kanban
14 12 (4.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 103 (37.59%) Java
2 61 (22.26%) SQL
3 59 (21.53%) C++
4 44 (16.06%) C#
5 36 (13.14%) Perl
6 31 (11.31%) Python
7 14 (5.11%) Assembly Language
8 13 (4.74%) C
9 7 (2.55%) VBA
10 6 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.82%) Korn
12 4 (1.46%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.46%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.09%) VBScript
13 3 (1.09%) AWK
13 3 (1.09%) C-shell
14 2 (0.73%) Ruby
14 2 (0.73%) VB
14 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (5.11%) Degree
2 2 (0.73%) ISEB
3 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.36%) MCP
3 1 (0.36%) MCSE
3 1 (0.36%) CCIE
3 1 (0.36%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) MiFID
1 3 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) EMIR
2 1 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (1.46%) NFS
2 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.28%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.73%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.36%) Nagios
3 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (22.26%) ION Trading
2 45 (16.42%) TIBCO
3 24 (8.76%) Reuters
4 21 (7.66%) Sybase
5 15 (5.47%) Red Hat
5 15 (5.47%) MarketAxess
6 13 (4.74%) Bloomberg
7 12 (4.38%) eSpeed
8 11 (4.01%) Oracle
9 9 (3.28%) Syncfusion
10 7 (2.55%) Tradeweb
10 7 (2.55%) 29West
10 7 (2.55%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.19%) Fidessa
12 4 (1.46%) Trayport
13 2 (0.73%) SunGard
13 2 (0.73%) Citrix
14 1 (0.36%) Juniper
14 1 (0.36%) Informatica
14 1 (0.36%) Cisco
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